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Uber, Oxxy Tie Up To Offer Free Rides To Health Care Facilities

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BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 01: In this photo illustration, the app 'Uber' is launched in a smart phone on July 1, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. Taxi drivers in main cities strike over unlicensed car-halling services. Drivers say that is a lack of regulation behind the new app. (Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

NEW DELHI — To ensure equitable access to health services to all Delhiites, a new initiative that promises to provide free cab rides to hospitals and medical centres of the patient's choice was launched on Saturday.

Introduced by OXXY, claiming to be India's largest healthcare network and radio cab company, Uber, the service includes free rides to and from all hospitals, diagnostics and path labs in Delhi.

People can avail free rides from April 1 by either logging on to or calling on 9999000102 24X7.

"Adding the facility for free pick-ups and drops to medical centres is a step forward to make healthcare accessible for all. We are planning to expand it in other cities as well," Pankaj Gupta, founder OXXY, said.

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